As a recognized authority in retail store operations solutions (Point of Sale, Loyalty, Retail Inventory, Procure-to-Pay and Store Management for FMCG, Food Services and Wholesale), the Domain Architect strategically advises on and drives the Store Operations strategy that underpin all business solutions, creates the architectures for these platforms and architecturally leads the realization of the architecture roadmap into the target state. Extensive subject matter knowledge of store operations is essential, including Point of Sale, Loyalty and Rewards, Retail Inventory, Stock Take, Labeling and Barcodes, Procure-to-Pay, Food production and butchery, Wholesale, Franchise, Furniture and Small appliance retail and Pharmacy solutions, Extensive understanding of inventory management - preferably with some exposure to (S)Apics inventory management best practices is a must. Constant drive to improving operational efficiencies and reducing inventory loss should be the lifeblood of this individual. Understanding of the operational impact of e-commerce including in-store picking and standardization of store processes is a continuous journey.
The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates thousands of stores across 15 countries, has more than 147 000 employees, and a network of distribution centres across the continent.